Inconsistent leadership and poor teamworking, lack of risk oversight and a failure to engage with women’s needs are among the issues continuing to affect the safety of some hospital maternity services, the Care Quality Commission has found.
A mental health trust has appointed a permanent chief executive after a previous candidate withdrew his application for the role following an inquiry into his qualifications.
A £440m community services contract was due to be handed over to a new provider alliance this month, but the partners have failed to agree contractual terms and predicted it could take a further 18 months to do so.
Primary care leaders in Essex and Suffolk are at loggerheads with some of their acute counterparts over proposals which would make integrated care systems coterminous with the county council boundaries.
Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust has appointed an interim chief executive after its previous candidate was forced to withdraw his application in March after an inquiry about his qualifications.
Seven trusts will receive £6m each over the next three years in the second phase of Matt Hancock’s plan to improve IT infrastructure in the health service.
Trust chief executives and a senior Tory MP have contacted Matt Hancock to object to plans to redraw NHS boundaries, which are understood to be driven personally by him, HSJ has learned.
An alliance comprising private firm Virgin and local NHS providers has bagged a £440m contract for community services currently run by a social enterprise.
A national safety watchdog has been forced to release almost 100 pieces of evidence, including from NHS staff, after being ordered to by courts.
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NHS England chief executive Sir Simon Stevens has launched a blistering attack on people who post videos of ‘empty’ hospitals online claiming they show the NHS is not under pressure from covid.
Colchester hospital has been chosen over Ipswich to host a new £44m elective orthopaedic centre, prompting East Suffolk politicians to allege their local provider has deteriorated since the two hospitals merged and urging a re-think.
The trusts which are likely to face the fiercest struggle to deliver quality care in the immediate future have been identified through an analysis carried out exclusively for HSJ.
The NHS has been given another 11 months of support for a decade-old version of Microsoft Windows, while about half of its computers are still running the softfware, HSJ can reveal.
Intelligent automation has saved a foundation trust 27,000 hours of staff time since it was launched in July last year.
One of East Anglia’s largest acute providers could miss out on £26m of funding after its finances deteriorated in the first quarter of 2019-20, the trust’s finance bosses have warned.
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Walk-in patients will be unable to access emergency care at a major hospital trust without a referral from a colocated urgent treatment centre, its chief executive has told HSJ.
Three leading NHS trust chief executives have called on their peers to directly challenge communities whose racist and homophobic views often lead to the abuse of NHS staff.